Ep 158: Surya Das – Hidden dangers in growing popularity of Mindfulness? (4 of 6)

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Hidden dangers in growing popularity of Mindfulness?

Hanuman Goleman asked leaders who are shaping the mindfulness movement to offer a more nuanced survey of the mindfulness landscape.

Lama Surya Das is one of the foremost meditation teachers and scholars of Western Buddhism, and one of the main interpreters of Tibetan Buddhism in the West. He’s the author of 13 books, including Awakening the Buddha Within: Tibetan Wisdom for the Modern World, and most recently Buddha Standard Time.

In this fourth conversation, Surya Das discusses the potential for a healthy, creative tension between the traditional preservation of mindfulness, it’s popular innovation and ultimately adaptation.

What is Mindfulness podcast

The What is Mindfulness? podcast series features new and exclusive interviews from individuals with decades of experience in teaching and studying mindfulness. The goal is to offer answers to questions about the practice from an array of perspectives and backgrounds.

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